BRAHMANBARIA: A 27-year-old woman allegedly killed her mother in Bancharampur upazila of the district on Sunday morning as she did not get money for buying drug.
Deceased Rahima Begum, 50, was the wife of Babul Mia, a resident of Dashami village in the upazila.Police, however, detained accused Papia Begum.
Local and police sources said Papia wanted money from her mother to buy Yaba pills. But, her mother Rahima denied giving money.
Later, they locked into an altercation around 6:00 am. At one point, Papia hacked Rahima with a machete, leaving her critically injured.
The injured was taken to local Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared her dead.
Bancharampur Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Razu Ahmed said police sent the body to Brahmanbaria Sadar Hospital morgue and detained the accused.